California Department of Transportation

From Open Energy Information

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is an organization based in Sacramento, California: Energy Resources, United States: Energy Resources. Caltrans ties together community involvement and transportation services to provide a safe travel environment. The mission, vision, and goals shape this agency to serve public peoples, protect natural resources, and transport public goods.


Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability


A performance-driven, transparent and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork


  • Safety and Health
    • Provide a safe transportation system for workers and users, and promote health through active transportation and reduced pollution in communities.
  • Stewardship and Efficiency
    • Money counts. Responsibly manage California’s transportation-related assets.
  • Sustainability, Livability and Economy
    • Make long lasting, smart mobility decisions that improve the environment, support a vibrant economy, and build communities, not sprawl.
  • System Performance
    • Utilize leadership, collaboration and strategic partnerships to develop an integrated transportation system that provides reliable and accessible mobility for travelers.
  • Organizational Excellence
    • Be a national leader in delivering quality service through excellent employee performance, public communication, and accountability.


  • Integrity
    • We promote trust and accountability through our consistent and honest actions
  • Commitment
    • We are dedicated to public service and strive for excellence and customer satisfaction
  • Teamwork
    • We inspire and motivate one another through effective communication, collaboration and partnership
  • Innovation
    • We are empowered to seek creative solutions and take intelligent risks

Products and Services

  • Road and weather conditions
  • Submit damage claims
  • Traffic Alerts
  • Quarterly Comprehensive Project Report
  • Rights-of-way Permits
  • Ongoing projects


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